Lot Details

Mount size is 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

Described as “Retro-Neo-Deco” in style, Herb Ritts' photographs have revolutionized both nude portraiture and fashion photography. In "Female Nude with Black Sand," Ritts modernizes the notion of the classical nude through his intense contemplation of light, texture and warmth. Ritts pays close attention to the female figure, as well as the brightly sunlit Hawaiian beach where this image was shot, to produce bold contrasts between the human form and the natural environment. Though his rich understanding of the body and its formal qualities, Ritts captures his subjects in an undeniably seductive manner that portrays them as both intimate and unattainable.

Read more
No condition report has been added for this lot. Please contact the specialist for further information.
  • Pickup Location: United Kingdom
  • Shipping Dimensions: 18.11 x 14.96 in. (46 x 38 cm.)
Accepted: Check
artnet Assurance Policy: Every artnet Auctions seller has been approved by artnet after a thorough review. All of our sellers are required to accept the following artnet policy: A buyer may return an item purchased through artnet Online Auctions, if the item received is not as described in its listing, or is found to be not authentic.
Please see our full Return Policy for details.